Gulf Coast Recovery: Resilience Community Donations Help Rebuild Baton Rouge
Donations After Disasters / Recovery and Rebuilding

Gulf Coast Recovery: Resilience Community Donations Help Rebuild Baton Rouge

In August, continuous rainfall in southern Louisiana and Mississippi caused widespread flooding. The Federal Government declared a major disaster, reportedly the worst to hit the U.S. since Superstorm Sandy, killing at least 13 people, displacing thousands, and destroying about 60,000 homes in Louisiana. The DRI Foundation immediately set up the Gulf Coast Recovery Fund and … Continue reading

DRI Foundation Joins Reunion Sportive d’Haiti to Bring Relief and Recovery Following Hurricane Mathew
Donations After Disasters / Recovery and Rebuilding

DRI Foundation Joins Reunion Sportive d’Haiti to Bring Relief and Recovery Following Hurricane Mathew

Hurricane Mathew struck Haiti on October 4, impacting an estimated 1.4 million people. The Category 4 hurricane caused devastation in a country still recovering from the impact of the 2010 earthquake. The DRI Foundation identified and partnered with Reunion Sportive d’Haiti, to help impacted communities rebuild their lives in the aftermath. The Foundation donated $5,000 … Continue reading

Q&A: Nepal Relief with Mennonite Central Committee
Donations After Disasters / Recovery and Rebuilding

Q&A: Nepal Relief with Mennonite Central Committee

As part of the Donations After Disasters initiative, the DRI Foundation awarded $5000 to the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), an organization providing relief efforts following the 2015 Nepal earthquake. We spoke with MCC to learn how their work has helped the region. DRIF: How long has MCC been working in Nepal? MCC: MCC has been … Continue reading

Nepal Earthquake | Bringing more than a temporary fix.
Donations After Disasters / Recovery and Rebuilding

Nepal Earthquake | Bringing more than a temporary fix.

Thanks to donations received through our Nepal Relief Fund, the DRI Foundation made a contribution to Water Missions International to help meet the urgent need for safe water in Nepal.  The following is an excerpt of an update on Water Mission’s initiative in the affected areas. Written by Michael Steele, engineer in Nepal, with Tara Jones, Water … Continue reading

Update: DRI Foundation’s Partnership With Habitat for Humanity Philippines
Donations After Disasters / Recovery and Rebuilding / Relief

Update: DRI Foundation’s Partnership With Habitat for Humanity Philippines

After Typhoon Haiyan-Yolanda tore through the Philippines in November 2013, the DRI Foundation teamed up with Habitat for Humanity Philippines (HFHP) to help rebuild the lives of those affected.The process is long and arduous, but work is now underway: 98 core homes are under construction, and 9 have been completed! HBHP has also partnered with the National … Continue reading